sound/pcm/* bugs

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Sun Jan 18 03:24:28 PST 2004

On Sat, 17 Jan 2004 12:54:17 -0800 (PST)
Don Lewis <truckman at> wrote:

> > - If I use esd as output device (e.g. for ogg123 because it doesn't work
> > properly with the default output) an I stop the player, it takes some
> > seconds before the sound actually stops playing (until the buffer is
> > written to dsp). This doesn't happen with unpatched pcm module.
> I have seen this.  I've been testing with wavplay and when I ^c the
> player it can take quite a while before the sound stops playing and the
> player exits.  I think it is sitting in chn_flush(), but I haven't
> looked closely at it.

Have a look at the multimedia@ archive, there's a post about "PCM audio
problem on 5.2R(Fix included)" (Message-ID:
<20040117043236.GA3223 at>). Maybe it helps.


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